This post was co-authored by Matthew Rushton and Natasha Mellersh
Lack of diversity is no secret in the arbitration world. It is regularly discussed at conferences, cast into the spotlight by organisations like Arbitral Women, users of arbitration and practitioners themselves. If the first step towards recovery is acknowledging the problem, that step has been taken and measurable, if modest, progress has been achieved. Furthermore, the focus has moved from accepting the problem to identifying the causes and looking at possible solutions.
Source: JAMS ADR